The Venice Indians (5-1, 1-0) are having another stellar season under head coach John Peacock. Fresh off an impressive win in Plano, Texas two weeks ago, the Indians demolished Dixie Hollins last Friday 48-3 and is clearly the best team in Sarasota County and arguably the second best team behind the Manatee Hurricanes in Sarasota and Manatee Counties.
Venice will travel north on U.S. 41 to face a struggling Sarasota Sailors squad at Ihrig Field Friday night. The Sailors (2-3, 0-1) have dropped three in a row including a 30-27 district loss to Braden River last week at home. While not a district game, the Sailors are in desperate need of a win to regain confidence heading into the final four weeks of the regular season.
Six games in Sarasota and Bradenton are scheduled to be broadcast. Outlets and announcers are listed below.
Sarasota/Bradenton high school football schedule for Friday, October 11:
Lemon Bay at Cape Coral, 7:30 p.m. (Note: Game scheduled for Thursday Oct. 10, Broadcast on WENG 107.5 FM with Rich Spedaliere)
Frostproof at DeSoto, 7 p.m.
Bayshore at Braden River, 7:30 p.m. (Broadcast on WWPR 1490 AM)
American Senior at Charlotte (Homecoming), 7:30 p.m.
Southeast at Riverview, 7:30 p.m. (Broadcast on WTMY 1280 AM with Steve Huggins)
Community School of Naples at Out-of-Door Academy, 7 p.m.
Bradenton Christian at Northside Christian, 7:30 p.m.
Port Charlotte at North Port (Homecoming), 7:30 p.m.
Ida S. Baker at Booker, 7:30 p.m.
Venice at Sarasota, 7:30 p.m. (Broadcast on UStream.TV with Doug Miles and Ed Schneider)
Cardinal Mooney at St. Petersburg Catholic, 7 p.m. (Broadcast on WSRQ 1220 AM with Ian Deuce)
Manatee at Palmetto, 7:30 p.m. (Broadcast on WLSS 930 AM with Dave Bristow)
Saint Stephen’s at Fort Myers Canterbury, TBA
Lake Minneola at IMG Academy, 7:30 p.m.
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